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EAS Flight Training takes pride in our knowledgeable, reliable, and consistent staff. The crew is not here for just the job, but here for future pilots. With a combined total of over 75 years of knowledge and experience, our instructors make flying and flight instruction their passion

as well as their career choice. This passion extends to each student, as the instructors work diligently every day to prepare you for your aviation career.

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Justin Richmond
Owner/Operator

  Justin has been flying for over 30 years and founded the flight school in 1997. He holds FAA certifications for multi-engine commercial and Instrument as well as airframe and powerplant mechanic, inspector authorization, advanced ground instructor, remote pilot, and is an FAA-certified written exam test proctor. Justin enjoys teaching ground school classes, provides aviation career consulting as well as aircraft purchase evaluations and aircraft management services for customers when needed.

 

  Justin always wanted to fly and started in 1990 at the age of 31. His passion had always been there but after a ride-a-long on a flight lesson in the fall of 1989 he was bitten by the bug and the business was built from there.! His favorite aircraft to fly is his aircraft, a 1978 Piper Seneca II.

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Bart Marcules
Chief Flight Instructor

 Bart is a ground and flight instructor for private, instrument, commercial, and airline transport pilots in both single and 

multi-engine aircraft. Bart also does instruction for the initial flight instructor rating (CFI) as well as ad on ratings for instrument instructor (CFII) and multi-engine instructor (MEI).

He has been instructing full time for EAS Flight Training since the spring of 2017 and looks forward to helping you with whatever certificate or rating you need.

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Mike Barnett
Flight Instructor

  Mike Barnett began instructing as part of the EAS Staff in 2021 and provides instruction for private and commercial pilot ratings.

  Mike has been flying since 2001 and holds certifications as a commercial pilot single and multi-engine land, instrument and flight instructor.

  Mike loves to fly, and enjoys sharing that passion with his students while teaching them the art of aviation. 

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Michael Rasico
Flight Instructor

  Mike Rasico is a Flight Instructor at EAS and teaches private pilot and commercial students. He has been flying for 18 years and a part of the EAS crew Since 2019. He holds certifications for commercial airplane single-engine land and sea, instrument airplane, Certified Flight Instructor and advanced ground instructor.

 

  Aviation seemed out of reach for Mike while growing up. It was an encouraging wife from an aviation family that inspired Mike to take lessons. From there, the rest is history. Mike now gets to share the joy of flying with others while encouraging them along their journey. His favorite aircraft to fly is a J-3 Cub on floats.

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John Van Woy
Flight Instructor

   John Van Woy is a flight instructor at EAS and teaches private, Instrument and commercial pilots. John also conducts flight reviews for bringing existing pilots into currency and proficiency.

 

   John has been flying for many years and a part of the

EAS crew since the spring of 2022. He holds certifications for commercial pilot airplane single and multi-engine land, instrument, and instrument flight instructor ratings for airplane single-engine.

 

  John looks forward to flying with his students each day and is excited to share his knowledge and love of flying with all.

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Jared Shupert
Flight Instructor

     Jared completed all of his ratings from private, instrument, commercial and flight instructor right here at EAS, then came to work with us as a full time instructor. 

    

    Jared has been flying since 2019 and joined EASS Flight Training as an instructor in the spring of 2022. 

    Jared shares a passion not only for flight, but for teaching as well and hopes to get the chance to share both of these

with you soon.